Mrs. John Anderson’s Favourite
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MRS. JOHN ANDERSON'S FAVOURITE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by William Shepherd (c. 1750-1812), perhaps for the wife of John Anderson (1737?-1808)) a contemporary Edinburgh composer and musician who in published a collection in 1790. There may actually have been two 'John Andersons' who published collections at the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th in the city.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Shepherd (A Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1793; p. 10.